Portable general timestamp format, not 2038-limited
nospam-abuse at ilyaz.org
Thu Jul 12 00:04:35 CEST 2007
[A complimentary Cc of this posting was sent to
<martin at see.sig.for.address>], who wrote in article <qkvem4-slt.ln1 at zoogz.gregorie.org>:
> >> Its in "A Short History of Time". Sorry I can't quote chapter or page,
> >> but a friend borrowed my copy and lent me Dawkins "Climbing Mount
> >> Improbable" before vanishing, never to be seen since. Not an equal
> >> exchange: I preferred ASHOT to CMI.
> Oops - I should have written "A Brief History of Time". It was the first
> edition, so I don't know if it was altered/edited out of later versions.
> > I would prefer a reference to a peer-reviewed paper. ;-)
> Sure, but I don't think you'll find one. It was in a descriptive, rather
> than rigorous, passage. But then, the book famously had only one
> equation in it.
[I've heard about this book.]
My point is that attributing something to SH due to it appearing in
ABHoT is like attributing it to you since it was mentioned in your
Hope this helps,
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